» News

Geraldo Rivera, Eric Bolling rumble over Benghazi circumstances

Home - by - November 3, 2012 - 09:00 America/New_York - 27 Comments

Daily Caller

 

While much of the criticism over President Barack Obama’s handling of September’s Benghazi terrorist attack has come from Fox News, perhaps one of the president’s biggest defenders on the issue has also come from Fox News: “Geraldo at Large” host Geraldo Rivera.

On Friday’s “Fox & Friends,” Rivera and co-host Eric Bolling sparred over the White House response. Bolling insisted the Obama administration could have done more, while Rivera suggested the situation is being used to score political points.

BOLLING: So Washington, the State Department, the CIA does nothing, sends no help. They have no drones —
RIVERA: That is an obscene lie. That is an absolute misrepresentation. You are a politician looking to make a political point.
BOLLING: Absolutely wrong. Where was the help?

According to Rivera, the military isn’t intended to be a rapid response unit.

“The United States military is not a fire department,” Rivera said. “They’re not a SWAT team. They’re not sitting around with their backpacks on waiting to respond.”

more

» 27 Comments

  1. JustAl

    November 3rd, 2012

    Wow, Rivera really is stupid isn’t he? The military not ready to respond? BS.

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +23

     
  2. Joe

    November 3rd, 2012

    Boy, would I ever love to watch Fox News without Geraldo, Juan Williams, John McCain, and the ubiquitous Joe Trippi. What loons! Mr. McCain, that Megyn didn’t fall far from the tree, did she. And then there is always Jacque on Hannity’s show. If there was a live audience for that one, I’d have a dozen eggs and a few rotten tomatoes with me.

    Thumb up +5

     
  3. Horrorman18

    November 3rd, 2012

    Geraldo’s career and legitimacy equates to what he found in Capone’s vault

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +29

     
  4. OpenTheDoor

    November 3rd, 2012

    Jerry Rivers, let’s be perfectly clear, you are an idiot.

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +19

     
  5. Billy Fuster

    November 3rd, 2012

    Considering that Fox is the only news agency that is exposing Benghazi fiasco it would stand to reason that they would also have the biggest defender on the issue. That said–OF COURSE we will use it to score political points–DUH!

    Thumb up +5

     
  6. Hotlanta Mike

    November 3rd, 2012

    What these libs don’t understand is even if the MSM are able to help the Obama administration cross the finish line ahead of Romney by continue to suppress the facts of this prior to the election, impeachment is waiting for Obama on the other side a la “tricky Dick” Nixon in 1973.

    Thumb up +9

     
  7. A Casual Observer

    November 3rd, 2012

    That was a funny discussion, actually.

    Geraldo was all smoke, mirrors and bullshit. No facts. No subtance. Just distortions and exaggerations and contrived, bogus nonsense (aka, lies) and screwy rationales which reinforce his screwy delusions.

    In other words, he winged it. He didn’t do his homework and he doesn’t have a frick’n clue what went on there, and he was just taking the party line to shield and to lie for Obama. He is even creepier than Juan Williams is.

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +12

     
  8. pissedpatriot30

    November 3rd, 2012

    I believe Gerannimo because he is wearing that skinny yellow tie (oh, Jerry Rivers never ceases to unimpress me…)

    Thumb up +2

     
  9. Johnny Pickleduster

    November 3rd, 2012

    Geraldo Rivera, not his real name of course, who pretends to be some sort of so-called latino but was raised as a Jew (he even had a Bar Mitzva), is a phony little shit ass who pretends to be such a big supporter of our troops but will jump to the defense of Benghazi Barack who murdered our Ambassador, who was rumored to be in Benghazi running guns to the islamic savages in Syria, and murdered our incredibly brave Seals. Geraldo needs to have that big nose of his splattered across his lying weasel face. Traitor to our country and traitor to our troops. Eric Bolling should reached over and slapped this little punk and told him to shut his lying pie hole.

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +11

     
  10. Aunt Liz

    November 3rd, 2012

    HherrALLdoh lost his relevance long ago. I am alternately amused/annoyed at his attempts to seem hip and “in the know”.

    Thumb up +6

     
  11. southernsue

    November 3rd, 2012

    geraldo said he had war experience! i almost fell off the couch!

    the only war experience that he has was when he was embedded in irag and was expelled because he let out secret plans of the military on tv!

    gerald isn’t privy to intelligence or any military briefings, so how would he know squat about the benhazi attack?

    his ratings must be pretty low for him to be appearing on fox and friends and then oreilly>

    once his contract is up with fox, geraldo will probably be let go!

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +11

     
  12. Pickled Liver

    November 3rd, 2012

    I’d hate to burst Jerry’s bubble but I would be willing to bet there was indeed a response team sitting around in full gear waiting for orders to deploy (that never came). It might have been an hour or two but I assure you they were ready!

    Noteworthy Comment Thumb up +11

     
  13. MAJ Mike

    November 3rd, 2012

    Would’ve loved to have seen Eric pick up a folding chair and rebreak Jerry’s nose. Must see TV indeed.

    Thumb up +5

     
  14. Moe tom

    November 3rd, 2012

    I turned off Geraldo on O’Reilly on Fox last night. Can’t stand either of those scumbags.

    Thumb up +9

     
  15. Dismas In Wonderland

    November 3rd, 2012

    “The United States military is not a fire department,” Rivera said. “They’re not a SWAT team. They’re not sitting around with their backpacks on waiting to respond.”

    Tell that to any U.S. Marine, or “Seal Team”, or Green Beret members, America’s Rapid Response Teams.

    Thumb up +8

     
  16. RANDO

    November 3rd, 2012

    Isn’t this the same guy who had butt fat injected into his face on his TV show?

    Thumb up +3

     
  17. chillis65

    November 3rd, 2012

    Slow your roll Jerry. You lost any chance of being thought of as a credible journalist long ago.
    Your feeble attempts at remaining relevant are laughable at best.
    You are a douchebag and the entire world knows it.
    Do America a big favor and just go away.

    Thumb up +3

     
  18. grayscape

    November 3rd, 2012

    Geraldo the fake Mexican should be sentanced to busting rocks for the rest of his pathetic wasted life.

    Thumb up +2

     
  19. Kairn

    November 3rd, 2012

    Empty chair = Obama
    Empty vault = Geraldo

    Thumb up +4

     
  20. Mimsey

    November 3rd, 2012

    Grossly ignorant and stupid is what Fox calls Fair and Balanced. Rarely watch Fox any longer seems as if they have in part intentionally dumbed down to please.

    Thumb up 0

     
  21. Carlos The Jackal

    November 3rd, 2012

    @Johnny Pickleduster,
    Done!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ahyyq0EHew

    Enjoy!

    Thumb up 0

     
  22. Dano

    November 3rd, 2012

    Geraldo has NO IDEA what he is talking about! A true LIBERAL through and through… I am becoming Foxed out myself and am relying more on the Internet for the REAL NEWS! Ciao baby.

    Thumb up +3

     
  23. Corona

    November 3rd, 2012

    Why does he remind me of Tex Antoine?

    Thumb up 0

     
  24. Corona

    November 3rd, 2012

    Dano, nice avatar. I was using that thing to rest my drinks on.

    Thumb up +1

     
  25. Corona

    November 3rd, 2012

    And true, the internet is the Real news.

    Thumb up +1

     
  26. Moe tom

    November 3rd, 2012

    Carlos. Great video. I remember that. I also remember
    Roy Innes knocking Al Sharpton on his ass on the Downey show. Ah the good old days. Geraldo sucks.

    Thumb up +1

     
  27. Captiva

    November 4th, 2012

    Rivera’s head is as empty as Capone’s vault!

    Thumb up +1